Treating Female Pelvic Pain through Pelvic Floor Trigger Point Injections
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  August 15, 2018  
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 Treating Female Pelvic Pain through Pelvic Floor Trigger Point InjectionsTreating Female Pelvic Pain through Pelvic Floor Trigger Point Injections
 
Pain in the pelvic region that lasts for six months or beyond is referred to as chronic pelvic pain. It has been estimated that about 15%–20% of women aged between 18 and 50 suffer from chronic pelvic pain. Pelvic pain can have a major impact on physical activity, sleep, sexual relations, and family life.
 
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Smokers give lots of reasons for not quitting smoking, with fear of weight gain ranking as one of the most favored, but a new study that followed smokers from the Women's Health Initiative confirms that even modest increases in physical activity can minimize weight gain in postmenopausal women after they have quit smoking.
 
 What is Abdominal Distension?
 
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 Researchers to investigate role of hormones in mosquito's ability to use human blood for egg production
 
Researchers to investigate role of hormones in mosquito's ability to use human blood for egg productionEntomologists at the University of California, Riverside have received a five-year grant of $2.44 million from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, or NIAID, to investigate the role hormones play in the female mosquito's ability to use human blood for egg production.
 
 
 Alzheimer’s disease greater in females, researchers speculate
 
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 Physical and sexual abuse in childhood associated with endometriosis risk
 
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 Heart attack risk continues to increase among pregnant women, study finds
 
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 Healthy behaviors are not effective in preventing gestational diabetes in obese women
 
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